How to Make Arroz Con Gandules Quickly

Making Arroz con Gandules the traditional way takes a long time and a lot of cooking. If you're cooking with limited time to spare, you can take a recipe that is very long and make it shorter with just as much taste and heart and soul in your food!

Ingredients

  • 8 cups of water
  • 4 cups of Goya Rice
  • 2 1/2 -3 Table spoons of Oil
  • Salt (at your discretion) I season to taste
  • 2 Packets of Goya Sazon con culantro y achiote
  • 1 1/2 packets of Goya Ham flavored concentrate
  • 2 table spoons of Goya Adobo all purpose seasoning (red cap) with pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder (if you desire) not necessary
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cumin (be careful with cumin it will over power meal)

Steps

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    Gather all the ingredients you will need (see Ingredients).
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    Bring all to a boil
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    2 cans of Gandules (drain water) add into boiling seasoned water
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    Olives (pitted) not necessary but they taste terrific
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    Make sure you wash your rice
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    Add washed rice to boiling pot of seasoned water, and beans
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    Keep on high flame until water is evaporated
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    Rice may still be wet inside however once you hear sizziling and the rice is dry on the top turn the flame to low.
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    Turn the rice in the pot (meaning move dry rice to bottom and wet rice to top) build kind of like a pyramid of rice in the center of your pot
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    Once you have turned rice get a large piece of foil and cover rice on low flame and cook till rice is soft
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    Serve the rice.
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    Finished.

Tips

  • If you want to make smaller portions, add 4 cups of water and 2 cups of rice.

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